A team of policemen trying to recover fake currency from two soldiers in the frontier district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir were thrashed by the soldiers' colleagues, police said on Tuesday.
The police have registered a case against the soldiers, including three officers.
According to police, a team headed by Kuldeep Khajuria, in charge of Poonch police station, visited a village close to the Line of Control to arrest the alleged culprits who possessed over Rs 150,000 in fake currency.
"The policemen were thrashed by the soldiers at the behest of a local commanding officer," a police official told IANS.
"We will proceed against the army officials under law of the land. It is a grave offence to assault policemen on duty," the official said.